Finance Business Partner - Swindon

£45,000 - £50,000 - Accountancy (Qualified)
Ref: 2024 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Jan 2020
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Finance Business Partner

Swindon

£45,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits 

The Finance Business Partner is part of the wider Finance team and will aim to assist with helping to achieve its strategic and operational objectives and ensuring that it delivers a high quality and cost-effective service.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

            Trusted resource to the Director to help deliver the division strategy

            Work closely with the Senior Management team to support the strategy

            Advanced analysis of division performance – vs. budget, forecast, prior year

            Preparation of budgets and forecasts

            Early warning of emerging trends

            Benchmarking performance against external market data

            Preparation of scorecard and group reporting packs

            Ad hoc analysis of performance

            Development of business cases for new initiatives

            Tracking of business case benefits

            Support Finance Director and Head of Finance with ad hoc analysis where relevant

            Work closely with the MI team to ensure all required MI and analysis is produced

            Support the wider finance team on ad – hoc work

 

Requirements

            Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)

            Qualified in industry or moved into industry after qualifying

            Industry experience – commercial acumen essential

            Strong personality and ability to influence decision makers within the organisation

            Budgeting and forecasting experience

            Understands the importance of complying with Regulatory requirements  

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

 

            Good eye for detail; ability to work with large amounts of data in a timely but accurate manner

            Numerate and investigative – gets to the route of problems and does not accept the first answer

            Friendly, helpful and able to relate well to colleagues – the role works across multiple teams within the business and will often have to translate an accounting problem into non-technical terms

            Flexible and willing to “muck in” with whatever needs doing in the department

            Advanced excel skills and strong modelling skills.

This role would suit candidates currently in a Finance Business Partner or Management Accountant or Finance Manager role in a corporate environment.

Interviews to be held as soon as possible